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November 13, 2019

Heavy Travel Expected This Holiday; Low Gas Prices

Travel experts believe nearly 47 million Americans will be traveling for Thanksgiving making this the busiest holiday season in 7 years.

According to Gas Buddy, the national average is at $2.07 — $0.75 cheaper than this time last year.

In North Carolina, there’s an average of $2.04 a gallon. Also down $0.72 cents from last year in South Carolina, the average is $1.84.

Travel experts say these are the lowest Thanksgiving prices in years, and it’s likely they’ll continue to drop for the next few days before the holiday.

Gasbuddy.com expects the national average to hit $1.99 by Thanksgiving — the lowest price in more than a decade.


About The Author

Andy has worked in broadcasting around Western North Carolina over the last 17 years. He serves as the Operations Manager and Program Director for WRGC and WBHN. “I’ve been with the crew here at Five Forty Broadcasting since the idea of bringing the station back to Jackson County at 540-AM. I feel a personal connection with community radio and the area”. In the past, Andy has worked with iHeart Media and Sky Country Broadcasting. He resides in Haywood County.

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